Co 691 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Histiaia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
SNGCopenhagen 510, 511
Comparanda
Sim. BMCCentralGreece, Euboea: Histiaea 7-8, p. 125 (trophy for grapevine; 350–340 BC)
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 628, p. 212 (338–late 3rd c. BC)
Comparanda
sim. NemeaIII, 273–280 (trophy for grapevine, 338–ca. 200 BC)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Chalkous
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.8
Obverse Description
Head of maenad with rolled hair to right, wearing vine wreath, pendant earring, and necklace
Reverse Description
Forepart of bull standing to right; above, vine branch with two hanging bunches of grapes
Reverse Inscription
ΙΣ–ΤΙ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bull (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 691 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Histiaia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0691>